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One in four baby boomers believe “hashtags” should be taught in schools

In a recent Google survey, consumers were asked if, in America, schools should teach how to properly use ‘hashtags.’ Surprisingly, after querying over 1,000 Americans nationwide, one in four baby boomers support proper hashtag usage in schools, while 68.5 percent of respondents 18-24 disagreed. Why the disparity? Marisa Murgatroyd, the founder of Live Your Message and social media expert, speculates, ‹One likely reason why so many Boomers want to see hashtags taught in schools, may be because they themselves donŒt know what a hashtag means, despite likely seeing it used online and on television.ˆ